2017 Press Releases

Statement by General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support

Statement by General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support

20 Oct 2017
Our mission is to stand with the Afghan security forces and Afghan people, and to support them in the fight against terrorism, our common enemy.

Resolute Support Condemns Attack on ANDSF Facilities in Paktia Province

Ghorak District in Kandahar Retaken by Afghan Forces

Ghorak District in Kandahar Retaken by Afghan Forces

16 Oct 2017
The Afghan National Defence and Security Forces retook the district of Ghorak in Kandahar Province this week, securing a significant population from Taliban control.

Afghan Police Officers Thwart Attack in Kabul

Afghan Police Officers Thwart Attack in Kabul

15 Oct 2017
The NATO Resolute Support Mission praises the Afghan National Police for stopping what could have been a major attack in Kabul. 

NATO Secretary General and US Defense Secretary Reaffirm Afghan Committment

NATO Secretary General and US Defense Secretary Reaffirm Afghan Committment

28 Sep 2017
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis meet with President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan on Sept. 27, 2017.

Insurgents Attack Near Hamid Karzai International Airport

Insurgents Attack Near Hamid Karzai International Airport

27 Sep 2017
During a failed attack today, insurgents fired several rounds of high-explosive ammunition, including mortars, into the vicinity of Hamid Karzai International Airport and detonated suicide vests endangering a great number of civilians.

One Soldier from Romania Killed in Kandahar Attack

One Soldier from Romania Killed in Kandahar Attack

16 Sep 2017
One Romanian soldier was killed yesterday in a suicide attack in Kandahar.

Attack on Resolute Support Convoy Near Kandahar

Attack on Resolute Support Convoy Near Kandahar

15 Sep 2017
A small number of Resolute Support service members were wounded today when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device targeted their patrol in Kandahar.

Attack on Coalition Convoy Near Bagram

Attack on Coalition Convoy Near Bagram

11 Sep 2017
A small number of Resolute Support service members and Afghan civilians were wounded today when a suicide attacker targeted their convoy with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device near the village of Qal'eh-ye Musa Bala in Parwan province. 

General John Nicholson Statement on the Passing of Nancy Dupree

General John Nicholson Statement on the Passing of Nancy Dupree

10 Sep 2017
On behalf of the NATO Resolute Support Mission I extend my condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Nancy Dupree.

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan to investigate civilian casualty claims

U.S. Forces – Afghanistan to investigate civilian casualty claims

30 Aug 2017
U.S. Forces – Afghanistan is aware of an incident in the Pul-e ‘Alam district in Logar province this morning with potential civilian casualties.
An official investigation has been launched.

One Georgian soldier killed in suicide attack

One Georgian soldier killed in suicide attack

4 Aug 2017
One soldier from Georgia was killed in a suicide attack Thursday night in Qarabagh district, Kabul province.

 

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